December 28, 2006 – Toronto Firkin Group of Pubs, the largest and fastest growing English pub chain in North America, recently inked a multi-unit franchise agreement with the American Pub Company bringing three pubs to Stafford, Fredericksburg and Woodbridge, VA. The American Pub Company expects to open their first pub in Stafford in summer 2007.
“From a business standpoint, the Woodbridge, Stafford and Fredericksburg areas were perfect for the Firkin concept,” says Frank Rubio, President of the American Pub Company. “They have a growing population and continue to attract new thriving businesses. Firkin will fit right in because they have a fresh spin on the pub segment and locals will enjoy its laid back atmosphere.”
The Firkin Group of Pubs is one of the most popular neighborhood pub chains in Canada and recently captured the title of the largest and fastest growing pub chain in the United States. Serving spectacular food in a friendly, pub-like atmosphere it draws families, students and professionals alike.
Currently, Firkin has three open locations in Virginia and another four in development between Newport News and South Riding. Nationally, Firkin has open pubs in five states Michigan, New York, Illinois, Texas, Virginia, Florida and another 200 currently in development throughout North America.
“The Firkin Group of Pubs are putting the relaxed, comfortable British pub atmosphere on the map here in the United States,” says Larry Isaacs, Firkin Director of Marketing. “We are very excited about our rapid expansion and look forward to bringing more pubs to Virginia specifically to the Stafford, Fredericksburg areas.”
Stanley Adelson and Ian Fisher opened their first pub, Fox and Firkin, in Toronto in May 1987. It was the idea of a traditional English neighborhood pub where people could enjoy good drink and food in good company that quickly built a stable of regulars. Selections range from a variety of beverages and delicious meals including: traditional English pub fare like fish and chips, burgers, sandwiches, as well as a selection of entrée dishes such as New York strip steak, roasted chicken, fresh fish and salads and of course a wide assortment of draft beers on tap and in the bottle. There are currently 39 units open in North America and 150 pubs in development in the United States.
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SOURCE: The Firkin Group of Pubs